Lakeside Hike above 10,000ft

Afternoon sunlight filters through trees

and dances atop the lake like twinkling diamonds.

In the distance,

peaks above the tree line with their pockets of snow that stayed all summer

add to the beauty and feeling of remoteness

the trill and rat-a-tat-tat of birds create the soundtrack.

Published by authorlaurablog

I'm a reading specialist from Chicago, now living in the beauty of the Roosevelt National Forest in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. My first book "Aliana Reaches for the Moon" is about a creative, curious, kind and messy girl who loves science and her very patient parents. I'm currently writing a YA novel about a family broken apart by a secret and a misunderstanding. Future books in the Aliana series will include dealing with forest fires, learning about clouds and animal habitats.

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